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Bill Outlaws Blocking EV Spaces

Tesla owners around the country have been getting bullied at charging stations.

Tesla Ice

According to the Associated Press, North Dakota's House wants to make it illegal to block spaces meant for charging electric vehicles.

Representatives approved the bill 63-27 on Thursday.

The measure requires the space to be designated for electric vehicle charging. A vehicle in that space must be "connected for electric charging purposes."

A violation comes with a $50 fine.

The measure now goes to the Senate for consideration.

According to a recent report from IEN, a number of Tesla owners around the country are getting bullied at charging stations. It is a growing trend during which drivers of large trucks are intentionally parking in spaces reserved for Tesla charging stations. It’s a practice referred to as ICEing – borrowing the acronym from their Internal Combustion Engine-powered vehicles.

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